The Cavs Return to the 2016 NBA Finals!
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors

#ALLin216 Fan Guide to 2016 Cavaliers NBA Playoffs
presented by Discount Drug Mart

The Wine & Gold return to the NBA Finals for the 2nd consecutive season to face the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals. The best-of-seven series tips off with Games 1 and 2 being played in Oakland, CA

NBA Finals Game Schedule:

Game 1:       Thursday, June 2, Cleveland at Golden State, 9PM ET
Game 2:       Sunday, June 5, Cleveland at Golden State, 8PM ET
Game 3:       Wednesday, June 8, Golden State at Cleveland, 9PM ET
Game 4:       Friday, June 10, Golden State at Cleveland,  9PM ET
Game 5*:     Monday, June 13, Cleveland at Golden State, 9PM ET
Game 6*:     Thursday, June 16, Golden State at Cleveland, 9PM ET
Game 7*:     Sunday, June 19, Cleveland at Golden State, 8PM ET
* If necessary

FOX Sports Ohio will provide live pre- and postgame coverage throughout the NBA Finals. An hour-long Cavaliers Live pre-game show will air 90 minutes before all games. Pre-game shows prior to home games will anchor from the FOX Sports Ohio stage on the plaza at Cavs Fan Fest. Pre-game shows before road games will anchor from the floor of the Cavs watch party at The Q. Following every game, tune in to FOX Sports Ohio for Cavaliers Live postgame show. Campy Russell and Jeff Phelps will host the shows with Fred McLeod, Austin Carr and Allie Clifton providing additional reporting and analysis. Also hear from former Cavs head coach Mike Fratello on select postgame shows as a guest analyst. All of the network’s playoff programming will stream on FOX Sports GO as well. Fans can stop by the FOX Sports Ohio tent at The Q prior to all home games and watch parties for photos and prizes.

HOME PLAYOFF GAMES
FREE CAVS FAN FESTS & WATCH PARTIES

The fun continues every home game at the FREE Cavs Fan Fests & Watch Parties presented by FirstMerit Bank. No ticket is required for the festivities taking place outside The Q on E. 6th Street and Gateway Plaza.

Fan Fest will open at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8th for Game 3 (Home Game 1) and 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 10th for Game 4 (Home Game 2).

The fun continues every home game at the FREE Cavs Fan Fests & Watch Parties presented by FirstMerit Bank. No ticket is required for the festivities taking place outside The Q on E. 6th Street and Gateway Plaza.

Fan Fest will open at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8th for Game 3 (Home Game 1) and 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 10th for Game 4 (Home Game 2).

Fan Fest fun features interactive games, music, performances by Cavaliers Dance and Entertainment Teams, Cleveland’s favorite food trucks and more. Once the game begins, catch the action on FOUR giant video screens located on the Gateway Plaza.

For more information, visit Cavs.com

HOME PLAYOFF GAMES
WHAT’S HAPPENING INSIDE THE Q:

Four more wins stand between Cleveland and an NBA Championship! The energy inside Quicken Loans Arena continues to be electric as 20,562 fans help provide the best home court advantage in the NBA, game after game. Doors to The Q for this round will open 2 hours prior to tipoff. 

All fans, 20,562 strong, are asked to join in singing the national anthem together, loudly and proudly, ready and united to enforce THE LAWS OF THE LAND.

To help cheer the Wine & Gold to victory each game, fans can expect to find a T-shirt, rally towel and light-up bracelet on their seats each home game:

Game 3 
Wine Cavs T-Shirt presented by FirstEnergy 
Cavs Rally Towel presented by FirstEnergy 
Cavs Light-up Bracelet presented by GE Lighting 

Game 4
Wine Cavs T-Shirt presented by ZTE
Cavs Rally Towel presented by Kenda
Cavs Light-up Bracelets presented by GE Lighting

ROAD PLAYOFF GAMES
OFFICIAL ROAD GAME WATCH PARTIES
presented by Budweiser

Cavs fans are invited to pack The Q for the Cavs Official Road Game Watch Parties presented by Budweiser when the team heads to Oakland to take on the Golden State Warriors in Games 1 and 2 of the NBA Finals this Thursday, June 2nd at 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 5th at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are available NOW to watch the game on the HUMONGOTRON, The Q’s massive HD scoreboard, and cheer on the Cavs from Cleveland’s home court!

One hundred percent (100%) of the proceeds from a $5.00 admission donation will benefit local charities. Ticket proceeds from NBA Finals Official Road Game Watch Parties will be donated to Achievement Centers for Children and Special Olympics Ohio Greater Cleveland.

Proceeds from watch parties in the first two rounds were collected for The Centers for Families and Children, City Year Cleveland and Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center; those from the Eastern Conference Finals will be given to Cuyahoga County Invest in Children for their Early Childhood Education Partnership Council.

Through tickets to last year’s NBA Finals watch parties at The Q, the Cavs and their fans were able to donate more than $260,000 to two great area organizations: Shoes and Clothes for Kids and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank each received more than $130,000.

Tickets are on sale NOW at Northeast Ohio Discount Drug Mart locations, Cavs.com and the Quicken Loans Arena Box Office. Tickets are a $5.00 donation each, with 100% of proceeds benefiting local charitable organizations. Seating is general admission. There is a 6 ticket limit per person.

IMPORTANT: In compliance with guidelines set by the City of Cleveland and in compliance with an established local curfew ordinance, the Cavaliers will adhere to city ordinances and require that all guests 17 and under attending the watch party to be accompanied by their parent or guardian.

HOME OR ROAD GAMES
45+ OFFICIAL PLAYOFF WATCH PARTIES
presented by Budweiser

Whether the team is playing at home or on the road, Cavs fans can unite at one of 45+ bars and restaurants throughout Northeast Ohio serving as Official Cavs Watch Party locations.  The Cavs Official Watch Parties, presented by Budweiser, serve as a place for fans to rally with other Wine & Gold fans to watch the games and will feature Budweiser specials, giveaways and more!

For a complete list of Official Playoff Watch Party locations, visit Cavs.com.

TICKET INFORMATION
Wine & Gold United Memberships Available!

Playoff tickets are always available at cavs.com/playoffs through Flash Seats, the Cavs official secondary ticket marketplace. Tickets to homes games 1 and 2 are available now. Flash Seats is the primary method of ticketing for the Cavaliers and is the only official, team-sanctioned secondary marketplace where fans have the ability to buy, transfer and resell their game seats in a safe, secure and 100% guaranteed digital marketplace. For more information, go to Flashseats.com.

Wine & Gold United Memberships are available now!  Join today to enjoy the benefits of year-round members-only privileges that include season tickets for the 2016-17 season and beyond and a special kind of fan experiences exclusive to Wine & Gold United members! 10-Game Memberships start at $58 a month.

JOIN THE OFFICIAL FAN CLUB OF THE CAVALIERS
Enroll at CavsMemberships.com

There’s a new fun way for Cavs-loving fans of every age to embrace their passion for the team with the launch of the Official Fan Club of the Cleveland Cavaliers, WINE & GOLD NATION  — the Pride of All for One. One for All. Wine & Gold Nation memberships cater to four different age groups each customized to engage fans at every stage in life and provide them with a special way to feel connected to the team without a ticket commitment.

Wine & Gold Nation dues are $35 annually and benefits include Cavaliers Team Shop discounts and special offers, a membership credential with lanyard, a membership certificate and a customized gift pack tailored to each age group. In addition, launching prior to the 2016-17 season, fans can look forward to an online community platform featuring exclusive content dedicated to Wine & Gold Nation members.

Not a “one-size-fits all” program, four different fan club memberships feature these exclusive experiences and perks.

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